Responsible bureaucracy

a study of the Swiss civil service
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Harvard university press , Cambridge, Mass
Civil service -- Switzerland., Administrative law -- Switzerland., Administrative responsibility -- Switzerland., Switzerland -- Politics and government., Switzerland -- Officials and emplo

Places

Switzerland, Switzer

Other titlesBureaucracy.
Statementby Carl Joachim Friedrich and Taylor Cole.
SeriesStudies in systematic political science and comparative government
ContributionsCole, Taylor, 1906- joint author.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsJN8831 .F7
The Physical Object
Paginationxvi p., 1l., 93 p., 1l.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6274011M
LC Control Number32012168
OCLC/WorldCa2678868

The particular bureaucracy analyzed is that of Switzerland, consideration being given to matters of internal organization, personnel, and the explanation and extent of the syndicalist movement in the Swiss public service.

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Wilson, as usual, writes amazingly well in this comprehensive book covering bureaucracies, how they operate, and why bureaucrats act the way they do.

He discusses the different organizational features that persist across all bureaucracies, and why it is that once a bureaucracy is created it's almost impossible to get rid by: Responsible Bureaucracy by Carl Joachim Friedrich and Taylor Cole was published on 01 Jan by Harvard University Press.

Citation Information. Responsible Bureaucracy. A Study of the Swiss Civil Service.

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Harvard University Press. Pages: xiii–xiv. ISBN (Online): Bureaucratic Responsibility - John P. Burke - Google Books.

A civil servant in the Pentagon blows the whistle on the Defense Department by leaking to the press stories of gross overspending. A high-level official in the Environmental Protection Agency publicly reports irregularities in the handling of toxic waste cleanup and the agency's head is forced to resign.

In Bureaucracy, the distinguished scholar James Q. Wilson examines a wide range of bureaucracies, including the US Army, the FBI, the CIA, the FCC, and the Social Security Administration, providing the first comprehensive, in-depth analysis of what government agencies do, why they operate the way they do, and how they might become more responsible and effective.4/5.

The growth in power of government bureaucracies is one of the more profound developments of 20th-century society. Bureaucracies impact the quality of life of every person in Responsible bureaucracy book country and many millions outside American borders.

The president, governors, mayors, legislators, judges, and the public now are increasingly concerned with how bureaucracies are using their power, and Responsible bureaucracy book. !Thisversion3!February!!!!. Bureaucracy,!ItsReform,andDevelopment!*!. Avinash!Dixit. PrincetonUniversity!!.

ABSTRACT!!. Few!aspectsof!economic!policy!elicit!more File Size: KB. frontmatter --preface to the series --preface to the first study --table of contents --abbreviations --introduction --chapter i. the systematic concept of bureaucracy --chapter ii.

THE FUNCTIONS OF THE SWISS CIVIL SERVICE -- CHAPTER III. Access-restricted-item true Addeddate Associated-names Cole, Taylor, Bookplateleaf Boxid IA Camera Sony Alpha-A (Control)Pages:   He feels bureaucracy’s adherence to socialism remains deeply rooted in the education its members receive in Indian universities, where faculty members are often wedded to anti-business and anti-market ideology.

The book offers many such examples where anyone finds it difficult to break steel framework of bureaucracy. In another example relate d to civil services reform.

• Explain the Characteristics of bureaucracy • Explain autocratic or authoritarian, democratic or participative, laissez fair and bureaucratic styles of leadership.

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bureaucracy (byŏŏrŏk´rəsē), the administrative structure of any large organization, public or private. Ideally bureaucracy is characterized by hierarchical authority relations, defined spheres of competence subject to impersonal rules, recruitment by competence, and fixed salaries.

Additional Physical Format: Online version: Friedrich, Carl J. (Carl Joachim), Responsible bureaucracy. Cambridge, Mass., Harvard University Press, Books shelved as bureaucracy: Catch by Joseph Heller, The Trial by Franz Kafka, The Castle by Franz Kafka, The Utopia of Rules: On Technology, Stupidi.

Originally published by Yale University Press inBureaucracy is a classic fundamental examination of the nature of bureaucracies and free markets in juxtaposition to various political systems. Bureaucracy contrasts the two forms of economic management—that of. of bureaucracy make responsible for its spread do not ven­ ture to defend the bureaucratic system.

On the contrary, they Join those whom they in other respects scorn as "re­ actionaries" in condemning it. For, they maintain, these bureaucratic methods are not at all essential for the utopia at which they themselves are aiming.

Bureaucracy, they. Balzac's "Bureaucracy" is maybe not the best novel about bureaucracy - I'd go with Catch 22 - but it is well worth reading. It is a tale of the battle between two bureaucrats - the competent Rabourdin and the connected Baudoyer - to become head of division after Monsieur de la Billardiere dies.

Bureaucracy is the classic study of the way American government agencies work and how they can be made to work better. Examining a wide range of bureaucracies, including the Army, the FBI, the FCC, and the Social Security Administration, James Q. Wilson provides the first comprehensive, in-depth analysis of what government agencies do, why they function as they do, and how they might become.

The classic book on the way American government agencies work and how they can be made to work better -- the "masterwork" of political scientist James Q.

Wilson (The Economist) In Bureaucracy, the distinguished scholar James Q. Wilson examines a wide range of bureaucracies, including the US Army, the FBI, the CIA, the FCC, and the Social Security Administration, providing Brand: Basic Books.

This insightful book theorizes the contrast between two logics of organization: bureaucracy and collegiality. Based on this theory and employing a new methodology to transform our sociological understanding, Emmanuel Lazega sheds light on complex organizational phenomena that impact markets, political economy and social stratification.

In Bureaucracy, the distinguished scholar James Q. Wilson examines a wide range of bureaucracies, including the US Army, the FBI, the CIA, the FCC, and the Social Security Administration, providing the first comprehensive, in-depth analysis of what government agencies do, why they operate the way they do, and how they might become more responsible and effective.

In book: Weber's Rationalism and Modern Society: New Translations on Politics, Bureaucracy, and Social Stratification, Chapter: Six, Publisher: Palgrave MacMillan, Editors: Tony Waters and Dagmar. Pros of bureaucracy Although the vices of bureaucracy are evident (and are discussed in the next section), this form of organization is not totally bad.

In other words, benefits to the proverbial “red tape” associated with bureaucracy do exist. A bureaucracy is an organization of non-elected officials of a government or organization who implements the rules, laws, and functions of their institution.

A bureaucrat is a member of a bureaucracy and can comprise the administration of any organization of any size, though the term usually connotes someone within an institution of government.

Bureaucracy (/ b j ʊəˈr ɒ k r ə s i /) refers to both a body of non-elected government officials and an administrative policy-making group. Historically, [when?] a bureaucracy was a government administration managed by departments staffed with non-elected officials.

Today, bureaucracy is the administrative system governing any large institution, whether publicly owned or privately owned. It does so through a process called bureaucratic accountability, which is the ability of the government, especially the president, Congress, and the courts, to hold the bureaucracy responsible for.

Burke winds his way between thetwo schools. "A firm allegiance to democratic politics,' he writes, "is a necessary part of a properly defined understanding of bureaucratic responsibility, but so, too, is recognition of the active contributions to the policy process an individual official can make.

What is the Bureaucracy responsible for. ensuring that policies and programs enacted by Congress and the executive departments are carried out. About how many salaried bureaucrats are there. 4 million.

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Are bureaucrats elected. Which Department is the largest. the Department of Defense. Bureaucracy, specific form of organization defined by complexity, division of labour, permanence, professional management, hierarchical coordination and control, strict chain of command, and legal is distinguished from informal and collegial organizations.

In its ideal form, bureaucracy is impersonal and rational and based on rules rather than ties of kinship, friendship, or.situation which strengthens the bureaucracy and widens its sphere of operation.

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This observation fully expresses the position that bureaucracy is a form of government, exercised by officials, characterised by tendency to intervene and often to exceed its proper function.

In a situation where bureaucracy is involved in every stage of policyFile Size: 1MB.But on the other hand, the bureaucracy of a corporate setting can easily put a damper on new ideas and slow down the work you need to get done. Between needless policies, endless paperwork, and a lack of decision-making authority, you can start to wonder if the corporate rule Author: Avery Augustine.